The Max Trainer: One of Our Favorite Bowflex Workout Machines


The Bowflex Max Trainer is manufactured by Nautilus, Inc and claims to be an easy and intuitive fitness machine that can help you burn more calories in less time. The machine is described as being a combination of a reverse elliptical chine wherein your feet move in reverse motion, a stair stepper and a stationary bicycle. Its unique motion is said to result in virtually zero impact, and on top of this it is able to give you the most effective full-body workout in just 14 minutes. Checkout the Flex Master General’s review to read just how effective machine this can be, but for now keeping reading below for some of the key specs on this one-of-a-kind fat busting workout machine.

The Bowflex Max Trainer Will simultaneously works your upper and lower body for maximum results. It has futuristic design to keep you motivated to use the machine and can take up little floor space as possible. The Bowlfex Max Trainer gives you a great cardio workout and the effects keep going up to 48 hours to what is called “afterburn effect”. This occurs because your body keeps “guessing” when the next burst of energy is going to be needed so it amps up the metabolism.

The Bowflex Max Trainer has different models: M3. M5 and M7.

  1. BowflexMax Trainer M3

The Bowflex Max Trainer M3 has a dimension of 46” Lx25” Wx63” and come with water bottle holder and media shelf to hold a book or a gadget. The M3 has 8 levels, 2 workouts, chest-strap heart monitor and standard grips.

  1. Bowflex Max Trainer M5

The Bowflex Max Trainer M5 has the same dimension as the M3 which is 46” Lx25” Wx63” and  has 16 levels, 9 workout programs ( Manual, Max Interval, Calorie Burn, Smart Max interval, Fat burn, Stairs, Calorie Goal, Fitness Test and Steady State), an integrated heart monitor on premium grip handles, and also comes with a Bluetooth and backlit display.

  1. Bowflex Max Trainer M7

The Bowflex Max Trainer M7 has 20 computer- controlled resistance levels, 11 workout programs which is claimed to adapt to user’s fitness level over time to set new targets. It has an oversized LCD/LED display that is dual backlit. And also it has the ability to extend workout with the press of a button using the Add-Time Feature. It also has 4 user profiles and is Bluetooth 4.0 compatible with free Max Trainer app. The M7 has gym-quality, sculpted and dipped aero handlebars. It also comes with a stainless steel racing pedals.

Regardless of which model you choose, the maximum weight is 300 lbs. And the effectiveness of each max trainer is measured by the calories burned during and after of each workout. The combination of the easy low-impact motion of an elliptical with the calorie-burning power of a stepper guarantees a fast result. All users are guided through every workout ans each can set their targets based on their fitness levels.

There is a free Bowflex Max Trainer app that comes with the machine. The app enables the user to track down their workout progress, from their time on the machine up to the calories burned. And then wirelessly transfer all their workout data via Bluetooth.

Bowflex also makes home gyms, so you really do have all of your workout needs covered with this company. As we mentioned above, search around and you’ll find plenty of other reviews about this machine – and we’re certain you’ll be happy if you decide to make the purchase!


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